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EDF Energy says no impact on UK Hinkley project from Le Creusot issues
Wednesday, 29 Mar 2017 05:22am EDT 

Electricite De France Sa : EDF Energy Chief Executive Vincent de Rivaz says there will be "no impact" on its nuclear project Hinkley Point C in Britain from issues at Areva's Le Creusot factory in France. . He said the reactor vessel for the plant will be made "at right place and right time", declining to give further details. . De Rivaz said EDF Energy is "ticking all the boxes" in terms of safety and environmental compliance for the project. .An internal document by Britain's Office for Nuclear Regulation seen by Reuters last week warned about the implications for the Hinkley Point C project as it said the Creusot Forge's nuclear safety culture fell short of expectations. [nL5N1H15PB].  Full Article

Tenaga Nasional says signed MoU with French power company Electricite de France
Tuesday, 28 Mar 2017 12:57am EDT 

Tenaga Nasional Bhd :Co signed MoU with French power company Electricite de France for a knowledge sharing collaboration.  Full Article

Strike reduces French nuclear power production by 2.3 GW -RTE
Tuesday, 21 Mar 2017 03:01am EDT 

EDF : A 24-hour Gas and electricity sector strike has cut French nuclear power production by 2.3 gigawatts, grid operator RTE said on Tuesday. . Five French nuclear reactors were at reduced capacity due to the strike, RTE said on its website. . Workers in the French gas and electricity sector have been striking every week since January to protest wage freezes in the sector for the year 2017. . RTE said the strike also cut hydro power output by 385 megawatts on Tuesday. Further company coverage: [EDF.PA] (Reporting by Bate Felix) ((paris.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +33 1 49 49 54 52;)).  Full Article

EDF announces new wind farm, solar and energy projects
Tuesday, 14 Mar 2017 03:58am EDT 

EDF : Commissioning of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region’s most powerful wind farm, with 66.5 MW in installed capacity . Launch of construction work on eight wind and solar plants with close to 190 MW in total installed capacity, which are due for commissioning over the next few months . Acquisition, with partners, of two wind energy projects under development with a total of 84 MW future capacity . EDF says new projects will enable the company to meet its strategic goal under the CAP 2030 plan of increasing renewables' share in its energy mix Further company coverage: [EDF.PA] ((sudip.kargupta@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Poland's PGE hopes to conclude acquisition of local EDF assets soon
Wednesday, 8 Mar 2017 05:37am EST 

Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA (PGE) : The chief executive of Poland's largest utility PGE said on Wednesday he expected the company to finalise the acquisition of local assets of France's EDF soon. . "I hope that it will be finalised soon. A due diligence process is currently taking place," PGE's Chief Executive Henryk Baranowski told reporters. Further company coverage: [PGE.WA] [EDF.PA] (Reporting by Agnieszka Barteczko; Writing by Marcin Goettig; Editing by Lidia Kelly) ((marcin.goettig@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

French govt's APE body says made 92 mln euros via EDF share sale
Wednesday, 8 Mar 2017 01:59am EST 

French government/EDF : Govt made 92 mln euros via sale of shares in EDF as part of EDF capital increase . French state-owned utility EDF launched a planned 4 billion euro ($4.2 billion) capital increase on March 7 as its shares traded near all-time lows. .The French government confirmed it will contribute 3 billion euros, but EDF will seek to sell another billion worth of new shares into equity markets. The operation will finance the utility's development for the next three years..  Full Article

EDF notified of strike from March 5-March 8
Thursday, 2 Mar 2017 05:09am EST 

EDF : Notified of strike from Sunday 05/03/2017 09:00 pm to Wednesday 08/03/2017 12:00 pm local time Further company coverage: [EDF.PA] ((sudip.kargupta@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

France's ASN to rule on nuclear plant life extensions in 2019
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017 05:05am EST 

Electricite De France Sa : French nuclear regulator asn chief chevet tells French parliament: about life extension of edf nuclear plants we will be able to give a generic recommendation in 2019 .French nuclear regulator asn chief chevet says i do not think that life extension to 80 years for french nuclear plants can be acceptable.  Full Article

EDF preparing capital increase for coming weeks
Monday, 20 Feb 2017 07:23am EST 

Edf : Ceo jb levy says on bfm business that the company preparing capital increase for coming weeks . Ceo says capital increase will have attractive discount for small investors . Ceo says hopes euronext will put company back into benchmark cac-40 index again .Ceo says EDF remains on track to start flamanville reactor at end 2018.  Full Article

Edf CEO Levy says UK's Euratom exit not likely to impact Hinkley Point project
Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017 06:23am EST 

Electricite De France Sa : Edf exec miniere says that in paluel 2 reactor the fallen steam generator has been righted and taken out of reactor building . Edf's levy says export perspectives for epr reactor are improving significantly . Edf's levy says sees no impact of areva-cnnc talks on its talks with cgn, says climate of confidence exists with chinese partners . Edf's levy says thinks it is highly unlikely that asn will not approve safety of flamanville reactor vessel .Edf ceo levy says uk's euratom exit not likely to impact hinkley point project.  Full Article

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BRIEF-EDF Energy says no impact on UK Hinkley project from Le Creusot issues

* EDF Energy Chief Executive Vincent de Rivaz says there will be "no impact" on its nuclear project Hinkley Point C in Britain from issues at Areva's Le Creusot factory in France.